Radiologists are in a perfect position to be the most skilled at consulting patients during the informed-consent process
Patients want more information about the tests being performed.
Involving patients in research and clincial communications can improve care.
Radiology, where the majority of cases are image and technology based, is ready-made for a significant social media presence.
Industry focus in mammography shifts away from image quality to considering the patient’s comfort during the exam.
In its “To Err is Human” report nearly two decades ago, the Institutes of Medicine launched the healthcare-wide conversation about quality improvement through error reduction.
In a recent study, researchers found that only 3.3 percent of emergency room visits are avoidable. Also, Houston-area hospitals brace for hurricane fallout.
Technology is a useful tool to personalize the patient experience along the care journey while improving well-being and producing better outcomes.
Research has shown that patient stories can heal. In this regard, Open Notes is a movement that can improve the doctor-patient relationship.
One of Nebraska’s largest health plans put down the telephone and picked up mobile-enabled tech to show true gains in its care management efforts.